August 5, 2018
Kansas running back Dom Williams (25) makes a cut with linebacker John Lillig (51) tries to cover him during practice on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
As far as bye weeks go, the Kansas football team’s became far more eventful than most when head coach David Beaty fired offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Doug Meacham during the Jayhawks’ break from their 12-game schedule. But according to the players who went through it, the midseason interruption also served its intended purpose. By Benton Smith
Junior Khalil Herbert just might be the frontrunner to start at running back for Kansas this fall. And most of the Jayhawks’ supporters are counting down the days until they get to see true freshman Pooka Williams with the football in his hands. Just the same, sophomore Dom Williams allocated too much of his offseason time to becoming a more effective rusher to get overlooked. By Benton Smith